Fishing for Efficiency

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Whole Genome Scan for Feed Efficiency Researchers: Dr. Stephen Moore Stephen Moore, Ph.D. (University of Queensland; formerly University of...

Animal Actions Speak Volumes in Genetic Research

Source: Genome Alberta Since they can’t speak to us, at least not yet, gauging animal behavior is the best way to glean information for genetic...

DNA MARKERS FOR CARCASS TRAITS

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Whole-genome positional candidate gene association analysis for fat deposition and carcass merit in beef cattle using a high-density SNP marker set” PROJECT...

GENEX BRAND NAME TO BE USED GLOBALLY

Source: GENEX news release GENEX will begin marketing dairy and beef cattle genetics across the globe under one brand name. Previously the organization's cattle genetics were...

Crossbreeding Systems For Beef Production

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Written by: Joanne Handley - Beef Program Lead, Genetics/OMAFRA; Tom Hamilton - Beef Program Lead, Production Systems/OMAFRA;...

NEW ONLINE TOOL TO BETTER SAFEGUARD ANIMAL GENETIC RESOURCES LAUNCHED

Source: U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) news release A new FAO database launched today will help countries to better monitor, survey and effectively manage...

Genetic Improvements in Feed Efficiency

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, http://www.beefresearch.ca/ Improving the feed efficiency of a herd can mean big savings for producers. A 5% improvement in feed efficiency could...

Genetic Research Puts More Green in Producer Jeans

Source: Genome Alberta Theoretically, all research creates value through greater knowledge and understanding. Yet those who stand to gain from a certain Genome Alberta project...

Frost on Bull Testicles

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Extreme cold in the preceding winter can result in frost damage to bulls testicles. Consider reviewing your breeding programs and...

Crossbreeding Systems For Beef Production

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Commercial producers can improve productivity and efficiency by understanding and applying genetic principles. Improvement through genetics can...
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